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Old 02-26-2014, 12:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Anyone have an idea what this is? It kind of reminds me of a fern. I found it at a greenhouse last summer it has gotten big. when I bought it it was only 3 or 4 inches.

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Old 02-26-2014, 08:08 PM   #2 (permalink)
 
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I think it is an Australian grevillea, possibly Grevillea robusta which is a handsome tree up to 15 mtrs & has beautiful large golden flowers turned upward like hairbrushes lying on their backs! Nectar eating birds & bees are very attracted to them,& they were a source of honey tasting delights to Aboriginals in forested areas! Being QLD forest trees originally they can only take very light frosts!
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I have some large specimens across the street from me, I have always wondered what they are. Thank you.

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It's probably a Namwah.
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It's probably a Namwah.
Excellent! I think I'll start saying "It's probably a mysore" every time someone questions the Pisang Klotek of mine.
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